Wellington surf/garage rock and roll band Tigers Of The Sea will be hitting the road with Portlandian surf rockers Guantanamo Baywatch this October.
Joining the bands at Whammy Bar will be Auckland's sing along party sweethearts Dad Jokes and at Valhalla the esoteric Surf Trash threesome Tape Wolves.
Last year when Guantanamo Baywatch made their debut visit to Australia, they solidified their reputation for loose and wild shows. Their renegade energy and “don’t give a shit” ‘tude left a trail of new and old followers, broken hearts and a mountain of empty beer bottles in their wake. This time the band promise to bring all that plus more to New Zealand on the back of their Australian tour dates.
With a knack for serving up legit surf, while fucking with various sub-genres, the trio of guitarist Jason Powell, bassist Chevelle Wiseman and the happiest drummer we’ve ever seen live, Chris Scott, will unleash their newly inducted second guitarist, Jordan Owens on their fans.
Thursday 6th October: Whammy Bar, Auckland - w/ Tigers Of The Sea and Dad Jokes
Friday 7th October: Yot Club, Raglan - w/ Tigers Of The Sea
Saturday 8th October: Valhalla, Wellington - w/ Tigers Of The Sea and Tape Wolves
Tickets via Under The Radar and in-store at Flying Out (Auckland) or Slow Boat Records/RPM (Wellington)
Get your party shirts ready! Punk rock super-group and cover band extraordinaire, Me First And The Gimme Gimmes are set to return our shores this October!
Muse have just released a brand new single ‘Dig Down’. The track focuses on the themes of unity and survival – fighting for what’s right when your back’s against the wall.
Skux’s original riot grrrl inspired tracks from debut EP, The Two Sides of She topped NZ Alternative AirPlay charts, premiered globally on Vice’s Noisey channel and smashed it on Spotify’s top playlists; New Music Friday and Fresh Finds.
After Finn Andrew's intimate Auckland solo performance sold out within hours of announcing last Monday, a new date has been added to Andrews' small run of shows at the Leigh Sawmill Cafe on Saturday, June 17th.
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Due to overwhelming demand another Auckland show has been added to Yusuf / Cat Stevens’ New Zealand Tour.
Auckland rockers Thee Rum Coves are pleased to release their forthcoming E.P. Out Tonight on May 26th 2017.
Musician, songwriter, actor and author Steve Earle and his country rock band The Dukes will release So You Wannabe An Outlaw on June 16. The album features the latest single 'Lookin' For A Woman'.
Off the back of a dynamic summer Veils tour across New Zealand, and sellout shows in Europe and the USA, frontman and songwriter Finn Andrews returns to New Zealand for two intimate solo performances this June.